D&D For Total Beginners | 4-Session Series for New Players | 18+

Dungeons & Dragons 5e on Zoom

Dungeons & Dragons 5e


About the adventure

In this four-session series, you'll learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons 5e through hands-on interaction and collaboration! You don't need to have any experience with D&D to join, as we will go from zero to hero together. I will guide you through the dense jungle of being a newbie to D&D in an approachable and understandable way. As a person with ADHD, the details and concepts of D&D were something I struggled to grasp for a long time. I had to find a way to break down the process for my comprehension! While this course is for everybody, I believe neurodivergent newbies may benefit from how I present this information. In each session, we will scaffold our knowledge of D&D play. Since this is a live series, I can happily answer questions every step of the way. Session one will be a comprehensive introduction to Dungeons & Dragons 5e. We'll cover the essential basics and begin to explore the 5th edition core manual character options. In session two, we will learn about character-building, spellcasting, and getting the most out of our equipment. We'll cover more rules mechanics and prep for our first one-shot campaign with a Session Zero. (A Session Zero is a pre-game session where ground rules are covered and expectations are set for an upcoming game!) In sessions 3 & 4, we'll play a classic, one-shot campaign! You'll be ready to take on a beginner-friendly campaign by the end of the series! (Cover image licensed by me through Shutterstock)

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Beth the Bard


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How to prepare

Make sure you have a camera so we can see your face. It enhances the roleplay experience and feelings of safety for everyone in the group. Make sure your microphone works well! Video discussions are difficult without a microphone.

What I provide

I will provide lots of how-to materials and a safe space.

Gameplay details

The practice one-shot includes insects unless we decide against it in Session Zero!

Content warnings


Safety tools used
  • Breaks
  • Lines and Veils
  • Luxton Technique
  • Monte Cook RPG Consent Checklist
  • Open Door
  • Session 0
  • X, N, and O Cards
How will character creation work

We'll learn how to build a character for the first time together using either the printed character sheet method or the digital DnD Beyond character-building experience.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Medium
  • Experience Level: None

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D&D For Total Beginners | 4-Session Series for New Players | 18+

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Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts


  • Duration: 3 to 3 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: None
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